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Today, the mythology is a source of inspiration in literature (see Norse mythological influences on later literature), and as a system of belief it has been revived as the Ásatrú or Odinism.
An important problem in interpreting indigenous religious mythologies is that often the closest accounts that we have to "pre-contact" times were written by Christian missionaries or Christian converts who were obviously biased against the former faith, and even taught to refer to it as the work of the Devil.
Norse mythology also influenced Richard Wagner 's use of literary themes from it to compose the four operas that comprise Der Ring des Nibelungen ( The Ring of the Nibelung).
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 Norse mythology Information - TextSheet.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Norse mythology represents the early pre-Christian religion, beliefs and legends of the Scandinavian people, also known as the religion of Ásatrú or Odinism.
In the Voluspa, Odin, the chief god of the Norse pantheon, has conjured up the spirit of a dead sybil (a prophetess or witch) and commanded this spirit to reveal the past and the future.
Another important problem in interpreting indigenous religious mythologies is that often the closest accounts that we have to "pre-contact" times were written by Christian missionaries or Christian converts who were obviously biased against the former faith, and even taught to refer to it as the work of the Devil.
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 Norse mythology
Norse mythology represents the early pre- Christian religion, beliefs and legends of the Scandinavian people.
More benevolent creatures were Hugin and Munin (thought and memory), the two ravens who kept Odin, the chief god, appraised of what was happening on earth, and Ratatosk, the squirrel which scampered in the branches of the world ash, Yggdrasil which is central to the conception of this world.
An interesting aspect of this mythology is that it (along with many other polytheistic religions) is utterly lacking in dualism.
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 Norse Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Norse mythology, in particular, began to take its shape around 800 B.C and consisted of the collection of myths of the Scandinavians (Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Iceland).
According to Norse mythology, creation began when Ginnungagap (a great void filled with powerful magic forces) was suddenly filled with rain from the rivers of Nifleheimir (a dark, misty world of death that had always existed).
In a sense, Norse mythology was a way to explain the powerful forces that were beyond human control.
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 Talk:Norse mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I noticed a strong slant towards finding a "uniqueness" about norse mythology and culture, which may not be entirely without merit, but simply was not justified by the material provided.
Norse mythology is NOT celtic, not anglo-saxon mythology, and "the nine worlds" should not be mentioned at all in the article in my opinion.
One mention of the Norse mythology file, it would be more desirable to have smaller sections that great big large ones.
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 Elf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Norse mythology knows of light-elves ( Liosálfar) whodwell in the third space in heaven, dark-elves ( Döckálfar) and fl-elves ( Svartalfar).
In Scandinavian folklore, which is a later developmentfrom Norse mythology that blends in elements of Christianmythology, there are several groups of human-like nature spirits than are akin to "elves" in a modern sense, called tomtar, vittror, and älvor.
This alignment with the Elves of Norse mythology was alsopreferred by the mid-twentieth-century philologist and fantasy writer J.
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 Table Of Norse Mythology Table Of Integrals Table Tennis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He is commonly depicte Meili Modi In Norse mythology, Modi was the god of battle-rage and a son of Thor and Sif.
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 Embla Articles: Norse mythology - cheap icons for nationalism
Norse mythology is part of a heathen religion with a multitude of gods and goddesses, each controlling his or her own domain.
By linking their struggle for a white Norway to Norse mythology, the right wing forces also try to achieve legitimacy by portraying themselves as part of an ongoing Nordic tradition, starting with the Vikings and continuing with militant neo-Nazis.
It is therefore a challenge for Norwegians in general, and the young in particular, to retrieve both their history and mythology cleansed of extreme right wing meanings.
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 GREEK vs. NORSE MYTHOLOGY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
I see mythology as an attempt by a people to explain the powerful forces which affect and shape it, that are beyond its control, such as weather, the elements, and nature.
If a mythology is taken as a reflection of the society that worships it, that leads to the conclusion that the Norse women had less stature than Greek women.
Most of the Norse gods were war-like in nature; while the Greeks had deities who affected war, it was certainly not to the same extent as the Norse.
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 Norse_Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Norse traveller Bjarne Herjulfson, on a voyage from Iceland to Greenland on which he, due to fog and very bad weather, got lost.
The Norse were tradesmen and would have traded whatever they had with the Skraelingar.
When one sees the ancient maps which reflect the Norse expolration, reads of hears the ancient sagas, one is at first struck by the name used for the "New World"....
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 User talk:Wiglaf archive 2 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a table I am preparing for the article on Norse mythology.
The value of following the two current guides/dictionaries to Norse mythology in English is that they can be justified as using English forms of a kind that is common enough and which, from the purpose of those books, can be looked as the proper encyclopedic forms in English.
Right now Old Norse is defined as both a common name for the Scandinavian medieval languages as well as the origin of the same langauges.
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 Nettavisen: News in English
Old Norse mythology may be approved as a religion
Norse mythology and the worship of the old gods Odin and Thor may soon become an approved religious community in Denmark.
In other words, it appears as if the worship of Norse gods may once again be accepted as a religion after it was banned more than a 1000 years ago.
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 Tome of Norse Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In Germanic mythology, Skoll was a wolf that pursued the sun in her flight across the sky.
In Germanic mythology, Sigyn was the faithful wife of the fire god Loki and the mother of Narvi and Vali.
Alvis was a dwarf in Germanic mythology, who was outwitted by Odin's son Thor, the possessor of a magic hammer.
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 Norse Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Gone are the days of yore and with them those manly men that could out drink ice giants and topple trestle tables with the force of their personalities alone .
Norse Mythology Web Page - This is a student's page with a lot of work put into deciphering old tales and songs to figure out how things ft together in the scheme of things.
Encyclopedia of Norse Mythology - From Viking mythos to good old Baldur and Loki, this guy has put together an encyclopedia of people, terms and corresponding myths.
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 Norse Holidays and Festivals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This is the most important of all the Norse holidays.
In ancient times, Germanic and Norse children would leave their boots out by the hearth on Solstice Eve, filled with hay and sugar, for Sleipnir's journey.
This festival corresponds roughly to the Celtic Samhain, and the modern American festival of Halloween, although the darker aspects of the festival are not as pronounced among the Norse people.
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 Norse Mythology
God of war; son of Odin; equivalent to Tiu in Teutonic mythology.
Mythology and Folklore: Norse mythology (The Dictionary of Cultural Literacy)
Norse mythology and the lives of the saints.
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 Asynjur --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Sif was a giantess, goddess of grain and fertility, and one of the Asynjur.
in Norse mythology, the great hall built in the heavenly realm of Asgard as a sanctuary for the goddesses, who were collectively known as the Asynjur.
in Norse mythology, one of the Asynjur goddesses and wife of the fertility god Frey.
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 Greek mythology --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
After the fall of Troy, she was claimed by the ghost of Achilles, the greatest of the Greek warriors, as his share of the...
They are of interest to scientists for the opportunity to study the projected effect that a collision or near-collision would have on life on...
in Greek mythology, attendant of Artemis and mother of Arcas; because of love affair with Zeus she was turned into a bear by Hera or Artemis; mistaken for an ordinary bear, was about to be slain...
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 ThinkQuest : Library : Mythology & Legends
The Age of Mythology treats you to many interesting myths in various cultures and from different parts of the world.
Mythology has been an integral part of every culture since the dawn of time.
Mythology started as stories told by humans to explain their natural surroundings and why certain events occurred in nature.
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 mythology --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
In the cold lands of Northern Europe, a mythology developed that did not emphasize in its gods the beauty and proportion of the Greek and Roman deities.
The basic mythology of Rome was borrowed from the Greeks, though later Romans also borrowed from the Egyptians and some of the religions of Asia Minor and the Middle East as the size of the Roman...
Information on ancient Greek mythology, provided by the the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, U.S. Covers the gods, heroes, stories, creatures, and rituals of the ancient civilization.
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 Amazon.ca: Books: Norse Romance: The Knights of the Round Table   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
While the first two works, produced in Norway, are fairly faithful to their sources, Erex sagadiverges considerably in content and structure from the French source and most likely represents a thorough revision by an Icelander of what was originally a Norwegian translation.
The Norse prose translation Möttuls sagawas produced at the behest of the same King Hákon who ordered the translation of the Tristan legend.
In the fourteenth century a rhymed version of the saga, Skkikkju rímur, was produced in Iceland.The translators are: MARIANNE E. KALINKE, KIRSTEN WOLF, HELEN MACLEAN and MATTHEW JAMES DRISCOLL Professor MARIANNE E. KALINKEteaches in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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 The Many Faces of Venus in Ancient Myth and Religion
Alster, "The Mythology of Mourning," Acta Sumerologica 5 (1983), pp.
Carnoy, "Iranian Mythology," in L. Gray ed., The Mythology of All Races (Boston, 1917), pp.
Holmberg, "Finno-Ugric and Siberian Mythology," in L. Gray ed., The Mythology of All Races (Boston, 1927).
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 Amazon.com: Books: Mythology : Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It was in the fifth century where much of the Greek mythology was being replaced by rational thinking as in Euripides story of Creusa where he says to his audience, "Look at your Apollo, the sun-bright Lord of the Lyre, the pure God of Truth.
The last portion of the book has a short amount on Norse mythology, which is very beneficial in comparing to the previous Greek and Roman thought and you can see the influence on Wagner and others.
The Norse courage in a doomed existence of heroic bravery is very different from the Greek, highly comtemplative in analysis.
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 Myths and Legends - frames
Mythology Notes present descriptions of gods, summaries of myths, and some historical material on the mythologies of the Ancient Near East, Persia, Scandinavia, and the Celts.
Canaanite/Ugaritic Mythology FAQ This page contains a description of the pantheon of the people refered to as Canaanites in the Bible, as recovered from the city of Ugarit in what is now western Syria.
The Norse Classics Page, including Paul Taylor and W. Auden's translation of the Elder Edda, a translation of the Prose Edda, excerpts from a number of sagas, and an essay or two on Norse Mythology.
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 Searched the web for Mythology
Norse mythology, Scandinavian mythology, Viking mythology ; all refer to the pre-Christian
Description: Introduction to the main characters and tales of Norse mythology with bibliography by Nicole Cherry.
Description: Devoted to the early Greek mythology from the Iliad to the fall of the last tyrant.
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 Norse Knotwork: tying together everything relating to the concept of Norse and more odin norse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Norse Gods and Goddesses and their influence in art.
Odin (Old Norse Óðinn, Swedish Oden) is usually considered the supreme god of Germanic and Norse mythology...
The chief divinity of the Norse pantheon, the foremost of the Aesir.
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 Norse Mythology
In Norse mythology, Freya is the wife of Odin and goddess of love, fertility, war, and wealth.
In Norse mythology, Loki was one of the giants, the enemies of the Norse gods.
He boils the boar in a great cauldron called Eldhrimnir, and then placed the meat on the table before the fallen warrior to feast on until they were gorged and couldn’t eat anymore.
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 Egyptian Mythology
'Age of Mythology' Goes Platinum with More Than 1 Million Units Sold; Best-Selling PC Game From Microsoft Also Is Nominated for Top Honors In Prestigious AIAS Awards; 'Age of Empires' Continues Run as Top-Selling PC Game Franchise.
Mythology and Folklore: Sphinx (SFINGKS) (The Dictionary of Cultural Literacy)
Radiant writing on dark subject: John Carroll professor combines Holocaust, Nordic mythology in award-winning play.
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